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Winterberg, Lake Placid awarded 2024, 2025 IBSF World Championships

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation announced Friday, Sept. 17 that Winterberg, Germany and Lake Placid will be the hosts for the IBSF Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships 2024 and 2025, respectively. Delegates at the 2021 Annual Congresss of ...

Spotters’ colorful language helps NY with Fall Foliage Report

TUPPER LAKE — Using words like “yellow, orange and red” to describe the changing foliage in the Adirondacks isn’t specific enough for Regina Rockburn, a longtime spotter for New York’s weekly Fall Foliage Report and former English teacher at the Tupper Lake High School. Why use ...

When is peak foliage season in the Adirondack Park?

LAKE PLACID — This time of year, the people answering phone calls at visitor bureaus, hotels and resorts throughout the Adirondack Region are fielding questions about fall foliage on a daily basis. Most of the time, visitors only want to know one thing. The big question in the Adirondacks ...

Main Street reconstruction begins again in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The Main Street reconstruction project continued in earnest on Monday, Sept. 13 after taking the summer off from the road work, even though some projects continued in parking lots. That means Main Street is a one-way thoroughfare again — going north from the post office ...

EYE ON EDUCATION: 2 Lake Placid High students selected for All-State concert

LAKE PLACID — After months of rigorous vocal training and anticipation, Lake Placid High School senior Hannah Wylie and junior Andrew Scanio just received good news from the New York State School Music Association’s All-State chorus: the two students were selected to perform at the NYSSMA ...

Lake Placid closer to having destination management plan

LAKE PLACID — This community’s Destination Management Plan Steering Committee met virtually for the second time on Monday, Sept. 13 to hear an update from Greg Oates, senior vice president of innovation at MMGY NextFactor, the travel consulting firm in West Vancouver, British Columbia, ...